Achieving Mission Success with Underrepresented Disciplines in Aerospace

Join the AIAA Houston Section on the last event of the 2016 year, an evening of cocktail, dinner, network, and special panelists learning about “Achieving Mission Success with Underrepresented Disciplines in Aerospace”

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
5:30pm-8:00pm
Courtyard Marriott, Discovery/Atlantis Room, 18100 Saturn Ln., Houston, TX 77058

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An excellent way to close out our 2016 AIAA Houston events, come to celebrate while we learn and network!

AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee Middle School Essay Contest

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS (AIAA) AND THE AIAA SPACE SYSTEMS TECHNICAL COMMITTEEINVITE YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A

National Annual Essay Contest for students in Seventh and Eighth Grade through AIAA Sections

THEME:

Choose one of the aspects of the Juno spacecraft listed on the webpage below. Describe how it works and why it helps discovery at Jupiter. (https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/spacecraft/juno-spacecraft)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Double-spaced, typewritten (size 12 font) essay, in 1,000 words or less
  • Student name, teacher name, grade, and school name must be written in the top right hand corner of the essay
  • Include student and teacher name, phone, e-mail, and mailing address for notification and awards

DEADLINES:

  • March 15, 2017: Submit papers to Jennifer Wells
  • March 31, 2017: Deadline for submitting local section winners to SSTC
  • April 15, 2017: Deadline for SSTC review and scoring
  • April 17, 2017: SSTC Announcement of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners to schools/students/SSTC
  • May 1, 2017: Mail awards, etc. to winning schools and students (or ASAP before Summer Break)
  • Aerospace America to announce winners in the September 2017 issue.

See the poster for additional requirements.

AIAA Houston Section Cybersecurity & Intelligence Lunch & Learn: “The Human Face of Big Data”

Join the AIAA Houston Section Cybersecurity & Intelligence Technical Committee for a screening of CuriosityStream’s documentary, “The Human Face of Big Data:”

Thursday, November 10, 2016
11:30am-1:30pm
NASA JSC, Gilruth Center, Alamo Ballroom

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AIAA Houston Associate Fellows

AIAA Houston wishes to congratulate the following 2017 Associate
Fellows who are members of our section:

Raktim Bhattacharya – Texas A&M University

Barry W. Finger – Paragon Space Development Corporation

Michael Oelke – Iron Ring Technologies LLC

Jeffrey S. Osterlund – The Boeing Company

We appreciate your dedication to AIAA and are proud of your efforts in
representing the Houston Section.

Thank you and congratulations!

Jennifer Wells
AIAA Houston Section
Chair 2016-2017

October Dinner Meeting: OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission featuring Tony Antonelli

Join the AIAA Houston Section and Tony Antonelli, Acting Director, Advanced Programs for the Civil Space line of business for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Space Systems Company, for a discussion of:

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
6:00-8:00pm
NASA/JSC Gilruth Center, Alamo Ballroom

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